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$25,000 legacy for curlers

$25,000 legacy for curlers

The Road to the Roar curling event held recently has left its own legacy to benefit sports activities in Prince George which hoisted the November event.

Pageant seeks Miss Northern B.C. candidates

The Miss B.C. 2010 pageant is looking for candidates in the Prince George area to take the title of Northern B.C., who may become the next Miss B.C. The Miss B.C. pageant is a program for women to learn new skills while developing their self-esteem.

EI collectors remain many

The number of people in the Prince George area collecting employment insurance stood at 2,680 in November, a 50.6-per-cent jump from the year before according to Statistics Canada numbers released Friday. The unemployment rate in November was 12.

Quesnel torch route set

The route the Olympic torch will take through Quesnel on Jan. 29 has been set. It will begin in South Quesnel at 11:24 a.m., where it travels north on Highway 97. It makes its way to Alex Fraser Park by 11:55 a.m.

Firearms seized from Inlander home

Five firearms, a crossbow and a set of brass knuckles when seized when police executed a search warrant on a home in the 2600 block of Inlander Street early Thursday morning, said Prince George RCMP. The firearms included a loaded .

Giscome Road marihuana grow op busted

More than eight pounds of marihuana and more than 200 plants was located inside a residence when local members of the Crime Reduction Team executed a search warrant on the 9,000 block of Giscome Road.

Tache on boil water advisory

Residents of the Tache reserve near Fort St. James are being advised to boil their water due to the presence of e-coli bacteria in the community's drinking water supply, Health Canada officials have confirmed.

Fun at the library on Family Literacy Day

Celebrate Family Literacy Day with an afternoon of free fun Saturday with carnival-themed activities that promote literacy at the Bob Harkins Branch of the Prince George Public Library. The event takes place from 1 to 3 p.m.

Paramedics to rally at MLA's office

Local paramedics will be holding an "anti-Bill 21" rally in front of Prince George-Mackenzie MLA Pat Bells office on Central Street on Friday, noon to 1 p.m.

Hydro seeking nominations for contest

B.C. Hydro is asking youth in Grades 4 to 12 to nominate a not-for-profit organization, community group or environmentally-focused school group to be their local community champion and be awarded up to $1,000 towards their programs.